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MEN'S SOCCER NOTES, Nov. 10, 2010
Courtesy:JMUSports.com Release:11/10/2010
Courtesy: JMUSports.com
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Head Coach:  Tom Martin, 25th JMU season, 321-134-48; 34th career season, 440-169-58

JMU This Season:  9-7-2 overall; 4-6-1 (tied eighth) Colonial Athletic Association


This Week:
Season completed.

Last Week:
JMU dropped home conference games to Virginia Commonwealth (3-2 on Nov. 3) and Hofstra (2-0 on Nov. 6)

CAA Standings:  William and Mary (8-1-2) finished the regular-season in first place in the
CAA standings.
     Virginia Commonwealth (5-2-4) finished second and Hofstra (5-3-3) third.  Delaware (5-4-2) and Old Dominion (5-4-2) tied for fourth.
     JMU (4-6-1) tied for eighth with Georgia State.
     As the top seed William and Mary will host the CAA tournament on Nov. 12 and 14.  VCU, Hofstra and Delaware will join W&M in the four-team tournament.

Shooting Advantage:  JMU outshot its opponents by almost a 2:1 margin (365-195) this season.
     Only twice did a JMU opponent take more shots than the Dukes:  West Virginia (15-10 in a 1-0 WVU win) and Delaware (23-21 in a 4-2 JMU win).

Dukes in the National Stats:  Senior CJ Sapong continues to rank among the NCAA Division I scoring leaders in the latest
NCAA National Statistics (games through Nov. 7).
     He is tied for third in total points (33), sixth in points per game (1.83), tied eighth in total goals (12), tied ninth in total assists (9), tied 14th in goals per game (0.67), and tied 15th in assists per game (0.5).
     As a team JMU ranks 21st nationally in total goals (34) and 31st in goals average (1.89).

JMU in the CAA Stats:  In the latest
CAA Statistics (games through Nov. 7), CJ Sapong leads the league in assists (9), assist average (0.50), points (33) and points average (1.83).  He is tied for first in total goals (12) and is second in goals average (0.67) and second in game-winning goals (4).

National RankingsThree JMU opponents (Virginia, William and Mary, West Virginia) are ranked or are receiving votes in the latest national polls (NSCAA, Soccer America, College Soccer News). 

JMU Opponents in the National Polls (Nov. 8/9)

School, Game Date, Site, Ranking*
West Virginia, Sept. 19, away (L 0-1), votes/nr/nr
Virginia, Oct. 12, away (T 0-0, 2 OT), 20th/13th/13th
William and Mary, Oct, 20, home (L 1-2), 16th/14th/12th
*
NSCAA/Soccer America/College Soccer News

In the Region:  Eight CAA members, including JMU, are ranked or receiving votes in the Nov. 8
South Atlantic Region Top 10 (NSCAA).  Ranked are William and Mary (#2), Old Dominion (#5), Virginia Commonwealth (#7), North Carolina Wilmington (#8), JMU (#9) and Hofstra (#10).  George Mason and Towson are receiving votes.
     Other JMU opponents ranked in region polls include Virginia (#3 in South Atlantic) and West Virginia (tied #8 in Northeast).

On the Season Lists:  CJ Sapong's season total of 12 goals is tied for the fourth-highest total in school history.  The school record is 15, two players have scored 14, three have scored 13 and six have scored 12.
     His season total of 33 points was just one point away from Mark Mathewson's school record of 34, set in 1994.  Three other JMU players have had 33-point seasons.  (See Season Lists at end of document)


On the Career Lists:  CJ Sapong finished his career with 37 goals (seventh place on JMU all-time list), 21 assists (tied 12th) and 94 points (fifth). 
     Sapong's 12 game-winning scores ranks fourth-best all-time at JMU.
     At the conclusion of his career senior goalkeeper Ken Manahan is seventh on JMU's career solo shutout list (16) and tied for ninth on the career total shutout list (17).

***Complete season and career listings can be found below***

SEASON LISTS

Season Points

Rank

Player & Year

GP

Goals

Assists

Points

1.

Mark Mathewson 1994-Sr.

25

15

4

34

2.

Ricky Engelfried 1988-So.

21

14

5

33

 

Patrick McSorley 1994-Jr.

25

13

7

33

 

CJ Sapong 2010-Sr.

18

12

9

33

 

Jari Takatalo 1996-Sr.

21

12

9

33


Season Goals

Rank

Player & Year

GP

Goals

1.

Mark Mathewson 1994-Sr.

25

15

2.

Mike Brizendine 1996-So.

21

14

 

Ricky Engelfried 1988-So.

21

14

4.

Brent Bennett 1994-Sr.

19

13

 

Brent Bennett 1993-Jr.

22

13

 

Patrick McSorley 1994-Jr.

25

13

7.

Ricky Engelfried 1990-Sr.

19

12

 

Patrick McSorley 1995-Sr.

21

12

 

Ken Morris 1975-Jr.

16

12

 

CJ Sapong 2010-Sr.

18

12

 

Jari Takatalo 1996-Sr.

21

12

 

David Wood 2000-Sr.

22

12


Season Assists

Rank

Player & Year

GP

Assists

1.

Kaarlo Kankkunen 1994-Jr.

22

16

2.

Randy Steeprow 1998-So.

20

12

3.

Frank Radics 1986-Jr.

17

11

4.

Kosta Bournelis 1996-So.

20

10

 

Ken Morris 1974-So.

n/a

10

 

Randy Steeprow 2000-Sr.

22

10

7.

Bobby Johnston 1992-Jr.

21

9

 

Kaarlo Kankkunen 1993-So.

18

9

 

Ray Laroche 1973-Jr.

n/a

9

 

CJ Sapong 2010-Sr.

18

9

 

Kurt Morsink 2003-Fr.

20

9

 

Chris Simon 1988-Jr.

19

9

 

Randy Steeprow 1999-Jr.

20

9

 

Jari Takatalo 1996-Sr.

21

9


Season Game-Winning Goals

Rank

Player & Year

GP

G-W

1

Jake Edwards 1996-Jr.

15

6

.

Ricky Engelfried 1989-Jr.

19

6

3.

Brent Bennett 1992-So.

22

5

 

Brent Bennett 1994-Sr.

19

5

 

Ricky Engelfried 1988-So.

21

5

 

Ricky Engelfried 1990-Sr.

19

5

 

Geoff Honeysett 1995-So.

24

5

 

Patrick McSorley 1994-Jr.

25

5

 

Reggie Rivers 2000-Jr.

22

5

 

David Wood 2000-Sr.

22

5

11.

Brent Bennett 1993-Jr.

22

4

 

Mike Brizendine 1997-Jr.

15

4

 

Mike Cafiero 1989-Jr.

18

4

 

Patrice Filin 2002-Sr.

21

4

 

Geoffrey Madueke 1987-Fr.

20

4

 

Mark Mathewson 1994-Sr.

25

4

 

Patrick McSorley 1995-Sr.

21

4

 

CJ Sapong 2010-Sr.

18

4

 

Jari Takatalo 1996-Sr.

21

4

 

Chad Wilkinson 1993-Jr.

22

4


CAREER LISTS

Career Goals

Rank

Player

Goals

Seasons

 1.

Patrick McSorley

42

1992-95

 2.

Brent Bennett

41

1991-94

 3.

Atle Rognerud

40

1997-00

 4.

Geoff Honeysett

39

1994-97

 5.

Ricky Engelfried

38

1987-90

 

Mike Brizendine

38

1995-98

7.

CJ Sapong

37

2007-10

8.

Mark Mathewson

32

1991-94

 

Kurt Morsink

32

2003-06


Career Assists

Rank

Player

Assists

Seasons

1.

Sipi Savolainen#

33

1993-96

2.

Kaarlo Kankkunen

32

1992-94

3.

Randy Steeprow

31

1996, 98-00

4.

Kurt Morsink

29

2003-06

5.

Ken Morris

26

1973-76

 

Kosta Bournelis

26

1995-98

7.

Ray Laroche

24

1971-74

8.

Geoff Honeysett

23

1994-97

 

Chris Simon

23

1986-89

10.

Ricky Engelfried

22

1987-90

 

Kevin Knight

22

1995-98

12.

CJ Sapong

21

2007-10

 

Nick Zimmerman

21

2005-08

 

Mark Totten

21

2003-06


Career Points

 

Player

Goals

Assists

Points

Seasons

1.

Patrick McSorley

42

19

103

1992-95

2.

Geoff Honeysett

39

23

101

1994-97

3.

Brent Bennett

41

17

99

1991-94

4.

Ricky Engelfried

38

22

98

1987-90

5.

CJ Sapong

37

21

95

2007-10

6.

Kurt Morsink

32

29

93

2003-06


Career Game-Winning Goals

Rank

Player

GP

G-W

Total Goals

Seasons

1.

Ricky Engelfried

79

17

38

1987-90

2.

Brent Bennett

81

16

41

1991-94

3.

Patrick McSorley

88

13

42

1992-95

4.

CJ Sapong

71

12

37

2007-09

5.

Rognerud#

85

11

40

1997-00


Career Solo Shutouts

Rank

Player

GP

Solo Shutouts

Seasons

1.

Barry Purcell

67

28

1993-96

2.

Kevin Trapp

73

26

2003-06

3.

Josh Kovolenko

65

24

1999-02

4.

Alan Mayer

40

19

1971-73

5.

Chris North

54

18

1986-88

6.

Bill DuRoss

60

17

1996-99

7.

Ken Manahan

60

16

2007-10

8.

Russ Fant

49

15

1987-90


Career Total Shutouts (Solo and Shared)

Rank

Player

GP

Total Shutouts

Seasons

1.

Russ Fant

49

41

1987-90

2.

Barry Purcell

67

35

1993-96

3.

Chris North

54

32

1986-88

4.

Josh Kovolenko

65

31

1999-02

5.

Kevin Trapp

73

27

2003-06

6.

Bill DuRoss

60

27

1996-99

7.

Joe O'Carroll

41

25

1989-92

8.

Alan Mayer

40

23

1971-73

9.

Brian Bailey

31

17

1991-94

 

Ken Manahan

60

17

2007-10


#transfer; includes statistics from previous school

Earlier Notes
Sept. 1
Sept. 8
Sept. 15
Sept. 21
Sept. 28
Oct. 5
Oct. 13
Oct. 19
Oct. 26
Nov. 2


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